A national “tranquillity map” of England should be created to give local councils a better chance of protecting the country’s most important areas of natural wilderness from development, according to new research.
On Thursday evening, I hit the streets of Soho on a mission to find a pair of heels – the higher the better – in a men’s size nine. It took me to the neighbourhood’s southwest corner around Walker’s Court. Old Soho; real Soho; dingy, murky, grubby Soho. The Soho that probably won’t exist in a year.
A black academic has claimed he was denied a permanent job at a British university because his plans to “put white hegemony under the microscope” were considered too much of a challenge to white-dominated academia.
One of Britain’s oldest and longest-serving poppy sellers who died after jumping into Avon Gorge earlier this month had a history of depression but was not overly concerned about the number of letters she received from charities.